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8-year-old boy dies in New York house fire

From Jason Kessler, CNN
  • Blaze injures five other children
  • One child is in critical condition

(CNN) -- A child was killed and five more were injured when a fire ripped through a home in Brooklyn on Wednesday night, New York police said in a statement.

The blaze killed an 8-year-old boy, the statement said. Five other victims, ranging from ages 1 to 10, were rushed to the hospital.

The 1-year-old was in critical condition.

The rest of the victims were in stable condition, police said.